With Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie
Directed by Steven Spielberg

The 1975 film that had everyone looking at the ocean in a whole new way. From Peter Benchley’s novel, this is the movie that really placed Steven Spielberg on the map as one of America’s most accomplished mainstream directors. A small harbour town is gripped with fear over holiday season when a huge great white shark makes a meal of residents and visitors alike. The new harbour cop and a marine biologist seem to be the only hope. While the shark may look a bit rubbery by today’s standards, the great performances and John Williams’ unforgettable soundtrack makes up for it. This double disc special 30th Anniversary DVD release presents the film in glorious digitally re-mastered widescreen with loads of extras like a 2-hour documentary including all the details you’d like to know, as well as an on-set interview with Spielberg, deleted scenes, outtakes, stills and storyboards.

6 / A
- PB

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6 - Volcanic
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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